What is the Adnexa?

The word, adnexa (ad-nex-a), refers to parts adjoining an organ. In the world of gynecology and obstetrics, the adnexa commonly refers to all the structures surrounding the uterus. These structures can include the ovaries, fallopian tubes, and pelvic ligaments. 

The word originates from the Latin word for "joined."

By sharing educational information, we join together in our shared experiences. We all have questions. We are not alone.  


Mission: To educate all persons about health during reproductive years, pregnancy, lactation/breastfeeding, menopause, sexual health 


Vision: Increase the world's "common knowledge" about reproductive anatomy, healthcare

Where does the information come from? All educational information is evidenced based and collected from reputable sources.


Who is behind the Adnexa?

Michelle Becker, RN BSN LCCE is currently a graduate student at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. 

She is pursuing her master's degree in nursing to become a Certified Nurse Midwife and Women's Health Nurse Practitioner. She has worked as a registered nurse in a variety of settings but found her true calling in the world of obstetrics and gynecology. 

She is also a Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator. 


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